Emporia has a general population of 26,760 and an overall student population of 6,920. Approximately 6,314 of Emporia's students are enrolled in schools that offer music programs.
Emporia State University is the largest music school in Emporia, based on student population. In 2010, Emporia State University graduated approximately 6 students from its music program.
In 2010, 6 students graduated with a music degree from one of Emporia's music schools. If you decide to attend one of Emporia's music schools, you can expect to pay an average of $15,372 per year in instate tuition and $24,576 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $900 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a music program in Emporia. And if you live on campus at one of the Emporia-based music schools, you will have an added expense of $6,146 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as a musician in Emporia, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 180 musicians in Kansas. Of these musicians, 130 were working in the greater Emporia area. By the year 2018, the number of musicians is expected to increase by 24% in Emporia. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for musicians.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a musician in Emporia is $41,140 per year. This is the same as the state-wide average salary for musicians.